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Hispaniola

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  • Hurricane Sandy Tightens Grip On East Coast

    Hurricane Sandy Tightens Grip On East Coast
    It was jokingly dubbed Frankenstorm by a meteorologist with the National Weather Service at the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma. However, that name has stuck and is creating a scare up and down the Mid-Atlantic and East Coast of the United...
  • Tropical Storm Sandy forecast to miss Florida; new depression forms

    Tropical Storm Sandy forecast to miss Florida; new depression forms
    Tropical Storm Sandy emerged in the southwest Caribbean on Monday afternoon and for now is projected to remain clear of Florida. Also, for now, it is not forecast to strengthen into a hurricane. Meanwhile, a new depression formed in the Central Atlantic...
  • Caribbean disturbance likely to be next storm

    Caribbean disturbance likely to be next storm
    A disturbance in the Central Caribbean likely will become the season’s next tropical depression or storm. The next named storm will be Sandy. As of early Monday, the National Hurricane Center gave it a 80 percent chance of developing into a...
  • Columbus undeserving of holiday

    Columbus Day passed, and we were forced to celebrate a half-truth. As a 10th grader, I appreciate honoring extraordinary individuals to look up to, and it's undeniable that Christopher Columbus connected the Old World with a new one. However, society...
  • Isaac Threatens Louisiana

    Isaac Threatens Louisiana
    After pounding Hispaniola, Cuba, and the Florida Keys, Tropical Storm Isaac may be taking aim on Louisiana later this week. Computer forecast models are now showing a track of this system further to the west, and perhaps making landfall in Louisiana,...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac remains on track to threaten Florida

    Tropical Storm Isaac remains on track to threaten Florida
    Though looking a little ragged, Tropical Storm Isaac continued its trek west across the Caribbean early Friday on a course that should take it over parts of Hispaniola today and Cuba starting on Saturday. It also remains on a projected track that would...
  • Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path

    Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path
    As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean -- becoming more powerful mile by mile -- it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night. The possibility of stinging rain and tree-bending wind...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac emerges; could threaten Florida

    Tropical Storm Isaac emerges; could threaten Florida
    Tropical Storm Isaac emerged in the Atlantic on Tuesday afternoon, strengthening a little overnight and it’s one Florida needs to keep an eye on. Over  the next five days, the system is projected to aim into the Caribbean, strengthen into a...
  • TD-7 may not grow into a tropical storm; African wave weakens

    TD-7 may not grow into a tropical storm; African wave weakens
    Tropical Depression 7 picked up forward speed but no strength as it aimed toward the Caribbean on Friday. At 11 p.m., TD-7 was in the Atlantic about 365 miles east of Barbados, sprinting west at 24 mph with sustained winds of 35 mph. The system is...
  • Tropical Storm Ernesto forms; projected to strengthen into hurricane

    Tropical Storm Ernesto forms; projected to strengthen into hurricane
    Quickly bulking up from a mushy depression, Tropical Storm Ernesto formed in the western Atlantic on Thursday afternoon and is forecast to grow into a hurricane by Monday. Ernesto weakened slightly overnight but is expected to strengthen during the...
  • Tropical Depression 5 forms; forecast to become hurricane

    Tropical Depression 5 forms; forecast to become hurricane
    Tropical Depression 5 formed in the Central Atlantic on Wednesday afternoon, and it's forecast to strengthen into a hurricane within five days. Early Thursday the weather system was moving toward the west at a faster clip but had not become any better...